It wasn't just Ehrenreich who spoke with the "Star Wars" legend but also filmmaker Howard - who took over production after Chris Miller and Phil Lord left due to creative differences - wanted to know what Ford had learned about the character.
Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy.
It was flawless, classic Harrison.
After releasing the first teaser, "Solo: A Star Wars Story" is previewed in some new photos. "He gave Alden that kind of insight which was invaluable".
Even this degree of participation from Ford might surprise some fans; the actor has publicly said he wasn't going to be involved with the movie, and hinted he wasn't thrilled about the entire project anyway.
Clearly, Ford changed his tune somewhere along the line. Who the character was and the conversations he had for so many years with George about how that character developed.
Based on the trailer, these insights look like they will greatly influence Solo. Making their way out via Entertainment Weekly, they feature major characters of the film, including Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) and Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo), who are seen hanging onto dear life to the Conveyex in one of the images. This prompts unease in Han, who first tries to laugh it off before he becomes visibly uncomfortable. You can get more details below.
Ehrenreich has remained tight-lipped about the advice ("I gotta stick to my orders from the man himself", he has said), but according to Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy he found Ford's insights "really, really helpful". I think they have very different styles. "So I'm delighted in the choice", he said in an interview with The Star Wars Show. Should sound familiar to Star Wars fans.
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